Step Inside Shawn Thorsson’s Workshop

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Step Inside Shawn Thorsson’s Workshop

Read MAKE magazine: Volume 32Down a dusty road in the eggs-and-butter town of Petaluma, Calif., sits a big, handmade pink Victorian complete with chicken coop, storage containers, vintage cars, and Shawn Thorsson’s badass workshop, where he brings characters from tabletop games, video games, and the occasional movie to life. Check out the profile interview, along with a catalog of 16 of his amazing costumes, and a workshop spread with tool callouts in the new issue of MAKE, Volume 32.

And check out this slideshow to step inside Thorsson’s workshop for a closer look:

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2 thoughts on “Step Inside Shawn Thorsson’s Workshop

  1. Martin Hebrank (@mhebrank) says:

    Could we please have a non slideshow option for viewing these things?

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